Mercury's movement into the zodiac sign Virgo initiates a time when our brains are sharp, our discourse is exact, and we can speak with others all the more effectively. We aren't keen on sweet talking during this transit - we need to slice through any messiness and come to the heart of the matter.
The Virgo zodiac sign is very gifted at taking in huge amounts of data and stripping out everything that is too much. So while Mercury travels through Virgo, our capacity to break down data turns out to be considerably strengthened, which causes us impart our thoughts to others in the clearest possible manner.
Efficiency is one of the greatest advantages of Mercury in Virgo. While it's certainly not the most exciting transit, our chance to make genuine progress is enormous. Rather than becoming trapped in a deadlock of ideas or in discussions that appear to go in circles, we are eagerly focused around the details and other helpful information, making this a period of extraordinary development.
One thing we should be careful with while this travel is in progress; with Mercury in Virgo, it can be easy to be excessively critical. Your gift of analysis is something to be thankful for, but with Mercury in Virgo we can be so focused around discovering and solving problems that we can offend others or end up baffled by our own issues. Refining the manner in which we address others and giving voice to what we observe with tact and compassion is crucial with Mercury in Virgo.
Individuals that were born with Mercury in Virgo have sharp personalities that can grasp complex ideas, methods, and issues. Your brain is your most prominent resource, and you tend to view the world more reasonably than most. It isn't so much that you don't have dreams, it's that your fantasies are down to earth, feasible, and brimming with intention.
There is very practical manner in which you think or impart your thoughts. You don't care to sit idle, and you realize that the clearer and more definitive you can be, the simpler it is to keep pushing towards your goals.
Those that were born with Mercury in Virgo can have a lifelong battle with being a perfectionist. You discover imperfections almost everywhere you go and you’re always working towards making something better. However, your drive for supreme perfection can be frustrating and totally exhausting to yourself and everybody around you. Since you're so detailed in all that you do, your comments and judgements can regularly appear to be very critical and can unsettle those that have more delicate personalities. The more you learn to accept small imperfections - of yourself as well as other people - the less pressure you'll feel in your relationships.
At first glance, you most likely have a somewhat serious manner. Despite the fact that you tend to think and talk in a practical manner, you are also gifted with a sharp wit. Your dry humor and sarcasm adds some edge to your personality that relaxes some of the more polished parts of Mercury in Virgo.